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Quicksand Documentary explores Huntington’s Disease

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Quicksand Documentary explores Huntington’s Disease

Quicksand Documentary that aims for new public  awareness about the ravages of Huntington’s Disease will be aired on WTTW Channel 11 in Chicago in May WTTW in Chicago will be the first station to broadcast Black Cat Productions’ riveting documentary, “A Mind in Quicksand — A Life with Huntington’s” on Sunday, May 3rd at 2 […]

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Morton unveils strategy to tear down barriers for students

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Morton unveils strategy to tear down barriers for students

Morton unveils strategy to tear down barriers for students Hispanics benefit from stronger push for AP Programs under District 201 leadership Morton High School District 201 President Jeffry “Jeff” Pesek presented a detailed overview of how his school is able to create new opportunities for students, especially in achieving Advance Placement at a conference for […]

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Illinois High School Superintendents wager over school mascots

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Illinois High School Superintendents wager over school mascots

The Superintendents of two High Schools will wear the Mascot Uniforms of their wager to wear foe’s Mascot Uniform if their school loses in local championship CICERO/BERWYN, Ill., March 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Superintendents of two West Suburban high schools have agreed to wear the mascot uniforms of their opposing schools if their school’s team […]

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Walgreens Pharmacy official to speak at OFPD Senior luncheon

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Walgreens Pharmacy official to speak at OFPD Senior luncheon

Walgreens Pharmacy official to be guest speaker at Fire District Senior luncheon A representative of Walgreen’s Pharmacy is scheduled to be the guest speaker at the Orland Fire Protection District’s Senior Advisory Council  luncheon. Also addressing the attendees will be Orland Fire Chief Ken Brucki, President District Board of Trustees President Jim Hickey and Cook […]

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Dominick: Cicero’s commitment to help animals is unshakable

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Dominick: Cicero’s commitment to help animals is unshakable

Waggin’ Tails is one of the BEST animal shelters in Chicagoland. Anyone in the public can see that simply by visiting the shelter and meeting the staff and spending time with the pets. Cicero’s President Larry Dominick is an animal lover and the Town has a solid commitment to provide the best care for all stray and […]

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“The Rhythm and the Blues” film to highlight Chicago history, talent

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“The Rhythm and the Blues” film to highlight Chicago history, talent

“The Rhythm and the Blues” film to highlight Chicago history, talent    Chicago will be the location this spring for a new, homegrown feature film, The Rhythm and the Blues.  Set in the 1960s and 70s, the movie is based on a true story of a Mississippi born family of blues musicians trying to make […]

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Rauner addresses need to fight hunger among school kids

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Rauner addresses need to fight hunger among school kids

Gov. Rauner proclaims Illinois School Breakfast Week, Breakfast Challenge encourages schools to serve breakfast to children at risk of going hungry CHICAGO (Feb. 26, 2015) – New research shows that schools provided only 36.2 percent of federally funded breakfasts needed to serve low-income schoolchildren in 2013-2014, meaning hundreds of thousands of children are at risk […]

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OFPD approves hiring of nine firefighters

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OFPD approves hiring of nine firefighters

The Orland Fire Protection District approves hiring of nine firefighters; presents Citizens Award and receives recognition from Muscular Dystrophy Association at board meeting The Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) board of trustees voted Tuesday to approve the hiring of nine firefighters. The proposed hirings will be supervised by the OFPD Board of Fire Commissioners who […]

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Cicero high school students meet with Miss Illinois

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Cicero high school students meet with Miss Illinois

Cicero high school students meet with Miss Illinois Marisa Buchhiett, this year’s miss Illinois, visited with students at Morton High School District 201 on Friday, January 30, 2015 to talk to the students about their futures, careers and safety. More than a thousand students attended. Ms. Señorita  Cicero 2015 Dafne Villaseor gave a warm welcome and provided the introduction […]

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Cicero orders closure of church for safety violations

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Cicero orders closure of church for safety violations

The Town of Cicero today ordered a church run by Bishop Herman Jackson closed immediately because of multiple serious building safety hazards. Cicero officials accused Bishop Jackson of ignoring life-threatening physical hazards at the Arch of Safety Apostolic Faith Temple, 5247 W. 23rd Street, which has no water, no electricity and no heat. “We have […]

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